Dez Bryant Wiki, Bio, Stats, Family, Net Worth, Girlfriend
Desmond Demond Bryant is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He speedily became one of the league’s top receivers, making up to 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns in just his third season.
Bryant was born on November 4, 1988, in Galveston County, Texas. He is currently 30 years old and has a height of 6 ft. 2 in. He was born to a 15-year-old mother who was later arrested for drug dealing. He lived in eight different homes and eventually moved to Lufkin, Texas, where he attended Lufkin High School. He played for the Panthers football team and also competed in track and field. He was listed as the no. 9 wide receiver prospect in the class of 2007 by Rivals.com.
Bryant attended Oklahoma State University from 2007 to 2009 and was a member of the Oklahoma State Cowboys football team. He finished second on the team in his first year and in 2008 he had nine receptions for 236 yards and three touchdowns to go along with a punt return touchdown. He was ruled ineligible midway through the 2009 season for violating an NCAA bylaw. He was the best wide receiver in 2009 and a Heisman Trophy contender before the suspension.
In 2008, Bryant announced his will to enter the 2010 NFL Draft. After the rivalry by Denver Broncos, the Cowboys traded up with the New England Patriots, moving from the 27th to the 24th position to select Bryant.
Bryant signed the contract with the Cowboys and had his debut against the Washington Redskins. He caught four passes for 54 yards, two of them for touchdowns in the 2010 season. He was so marvelous that the Cowboys placed the nonexclusive franchise tag, worth $12.823 million, on Bryant in 2015. The Cowboys released Bryant on April 13, 2018, after eight seasons and Bryant joined the New Orleans Saints with a one year contract. However, he faced an injury and didn’t even get a chance to play in the season.
Bryant is a warm-hearted person who has donated immensely to help out the poor people. He has two sons named Zayne and Dez Jr. Bryant has a superb worth of $70 Million.